Border Patrol agents arrest two gang members for illegally entering the U.S.
Both men had prior convictions
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents arrested two alleged gang members who were attempting to enter the U.S. illegally.
The first arrest happened on Tuesday, July 21st when agents apprehended a 58-year-old Mexican National near Hebbronville.
After a thorough investigation, agents determined that Jose Lutz-Lizarraga had a previous conviction on charges of felony assault and was ordered to be deported.
He also admitted to being a former member of the Sureno 13 Gang.
The second arrest happened when agents apprehended five induvial attempting to enter the U.S. illegally near Laredo.
A record check revealed that 30-year-old Miguel Angel Macias-Gonzalez had a prior conviction of burglary with a prison sentence of one year.
He was also identified as a member of the Paisa Prison Gang.
Both Lutz-Lizarraga and Macias-Gonzalez were criminally charged for their immigration violations and remain in Border Patrol custody.
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